BMW TwinPower Turbo
Expect to see smaller engines for BMW’s future models, as high fuel prices and greater environmental concerns push automakers towards engines with lower displacements. We’ve already seen this trend with the recent announcement of BMW’s new TwinPower Turbo 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. Its 245 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque exceeds that of BMW’s naturally aspirated 3.0-liter straight-six--but its fuel economy is some 16 percent better. Now there’s word that BMW will expand its TwinPower Turbo technology to a new family of modular gasoline and diesel...
BMW Brings Smaller, More Efficient ‘TwinPower' Turbo Fours To U.S.
Automakers all over the world are adapting their engine strategies to the need for higher fuel efficiency and lower carbon emissions. From mass-market to high-end luxury, engines are getting smaller and more efficient, using direct injection and turbocharging to wring higher power from lower...Viknesh Vijayenthiran